HW3 Problem - Dam - Homework Problem #3 CE154 - Hydraulic...

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Homework Problem #3 CE154- Hydraulic Design Spillway Design Analysis for Coyote Creek Dam On the basis of preliminary investigations it was decided that the dam on Coyote Creek near San Jose, California should be an earth fill dam with a chute type spillway on the left abutment of the dam. Determine the most economical spillway width for the Coyote Creek Dam using the following project data. • Inflow design flood hydrograph: Use the design flood hydrograph developed in Homework Problem #1. If you prefer, you can approximate the hydrograph by some function. • Spillway: Crest elevation: 612.00 ft Shape of the Crest: Ogee Discharge Chute: Rectangular channel with a width equal to the spillway width. The entire channel is cut into rock. See details in Sections B and D. • Dam: The river valley at the dam site can be approximated by a trapezoid as shown in the Section C. • Reservoir: The surcharge storage above the crest of the spillway can be approximated by a straight line and is given by
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